Project: Building capacity for deforestation monitoring in Peru
Organization: Amazon Conservation (USA)
Location: remote due to COVID-19 considerations, ability to work on EST time zone schedule
Duration: Four working months between September 2020 – December 2020
Type of Contract: Competitive tender bid
Amazon Conservation has implemented this project for the Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation (Norad) through its International Climate and Forest Initiative (NICFI) since 2016. Our Norad project aims to help counteract increasing deforestation in the Peruvian Amazon by boosting near real-time monitoring capabilities of government, civil society, and local landholders. Amazon Conservation is seeking a short-term consultancy to undertake the development of a Communications Strategy for end-of-project results.
• At least 5 years’ professional experience in communications, marketing, journalism, PR, or related field
• Proven ability to create and place articles in major media outlets
• Previous experience with social media strategy and content creation
• Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
• Experience with coordinating and developing communications strategies and concrete deliverables for project results
• Ability to perform well in a fast-paced, cross-cultural, multi-country team environment
• Previous experience communicating issues and developing messages related to biodiversity conservation and deforestation issues preferred
• Proficiency in Spanish preferred but not required (would allow Consultant to reach out to Peruvian colleagues for clarifying information)
• Experience working with Latin American organizations or causes preferred but not required
Email your resume, letter of inquiry (LOI), 2 relevant article examples, a financial proposal, and a list of 3 references to firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject line “Norad Project Communications Consultant Application.” These documents should outline the applicant’s previous experience with specific media outlets and established connections with key journalists. The financial proposal shall specify a total lump sum amount (including a breakdown of costs for time and number of working days estimated). Payments will be made in installments based upon satisfactory submission of deliverables in accordance with a payment schedule to be determined upon signing the contract.
Applications without all required materials will not be reviewed. We regret that due to the high volume of applications we are unable to acknowledge every application. No phone calls, please. EOE. Applications will be reviewed weekly and are accepted through September 28, 2020.
For full details on the project and expected deliverables, please see the complete job posting.
Amazon Conservation is a creative, hard-working, team-oriented conservation organization and we welcome interns with the same qualities.
Our internships are highly competitive and typically offered to candidates with specialized skills, relevant experience, and good language skills (but see each internship for detailed specifics).
In addition to a hands-on internship experience, interning at Amazon Conservation gives you the opportunity to learn about nonprofit management and a chance to contribute to the conservation of one of the most diverse ecosystems in the world.
Specific dates flexible, internships remain the same from cycle to cycle.
*Note that this requirement is not applicable during COVID-19, as all of our staff are currently working remotely.
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